In a world without labor negotiations,
the Portland Trail Blazers’ regular season would start on Thursday, Nov.
3. Meetings have been spun as “cautiously optimistic” when they haven’t
It emerges out of the night, throbbing, relentless,
implacable. It cannot be reasoned with. It cannot be silenced. It is
coming from inside your brain. It is the music of John Carpenter.
Toast Portland Cocktail Week with a Willamette Week-flavored libation.
The second annual Portland Cocktail Week
(it’s actually only three days, but you can always start drinking a few
days early) hits town Thursday. It’s more a conference for professional
Sunday, Oct. 16, is National Boss Day. Why does such a
thing exist? Could it be that there are bosses out there who, unlike our
own cruel and capricious overseer, are so beloved by their underlings
Portland cartoonist Craig Thompson was 27 when he published Blankets,
an enormous, autobiographical “illustrated novel” about growing up in
an evangelical family in rural Michigan. It’s an ext
Thirty-one bicycle designers from across
the nation will converge on Portland this Friday for the second Oregon
Manifest Constructor’s Design Challenge. Their goal: To prove they’ve
built the u
Portland’s musical and literary worlds collide at This! Fest.
New literary and
music festival This! Fest debuts at the Woods in Sellwood this Friday
and Saturday, with readings from more than two dozen prominent Portland
writers, ranging from the established
Jason Sohn makes great mustard…in part to finance his love
of motorcycles. The part-time United Airlines luggage loader and his
wife Mandie received the recipe for their signature condiment as a